Group Talent Manager - Partnering - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 06/12/2022

Group Talent Manager - Partnering - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

In this exciting opportunity, you'll manage the end to end talent process across the Group, ensuring our talent strategy aligns to the needs of the business, understanding functional gaps and how we can retain talent within Tesco.


The Hiring Manager for this vacancy is Elly Winder

You will be responsible for

  • Manage Group wide senior (WL4-6) Talent and Succession Planning (Group Functional and Market Talent Planning) including timeline, planning, identifying key themes, content development and tracking progress
  • Facilitate Group Functional and Market Talent Planning with specific markets and subsidiaries
  • Champion the diversity agenda and ensure all markets are applying a diversity and inclusion lens to Talent
  • Educate people business partners and leaders on the importance of talent management, using Your Contribution to deliver the performance cycle 
  • Lead, define and manage the Performance Management and Talent Cycle, including timescales across the Group
  • Work with People Comms and People Services to ensure delivery of the cycle 
  • Provide specific talent support and People Director partnering for Booker
  • Support the Head of Talent in partnering market People Directors
  • Partner Group wide talent teams (including all UK subsidiaries and the UK Talent Partners)
  • Run the Group wide talent community of practice & events 
  • I am the 'System' point of contact for Your Contribution in the Talent Team
  • Line manage two Talent Associates. 

You will need

Operational skills relevant for this job:

  • Ability to build strong working relationships
  • Confidence engaging with stakeholders
  • Energy, drive and resilience
  • Methodical, thorough approach to research and reporting
  • Data analytics skills to to interpret and provide insight to support talent initiatives
  • Responsiveness and flexibility
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills 
  • Influencing skills
  • Planning and time management
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and Work & Pay

E​xperience relevant for this job:

  • Experience in People function
  • Experience in Talent /Psychology
  • Succession and Resource Planning Experience

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme 
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you. Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we will be moving towards a more blended working week – combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us to about how this can work for you.

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

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